SUPPORTING NONPROFITS AND INDUSTRY INITIATIVES FOR A BETTER WORLD
At Orion First, we believe in making a positive impact beyond the realm of equipment finance. We proudly support a range of nonprofit organizations that share our vision of a better world. From promoting dark-sky preservation with the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) to empowering individuals with epilepsy through the Epilepsy Foundation, we are committed to championing causes that matter. We also extend our support to industry initiatives such as the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (ELFF) and the Certified Leasing & Finance Professionals (CLFP), strengthening the communities we serve. Together with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), we foster innovation and entrepreneurship to drive economic growth worldwide. With each partnership, we aim to create lasting positive change in the world around us.
The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) designation is the preeminent credential for equipment leasing and financing professionals throughout the world who have demonstrated competency through testing of knowledge, continuing education and a commitment to their business practices and dedication to the industry. This designation was previously known as the Certified Lease Professional (CLP) designation. Learn More >
The Epilepsy Foundation connects the people, data and resources needed to address challenging health problems associated with seizures and the epilepsies—and promotes education, policy, research and systemic change that will foster measurable and sustainable improvement for all people living with epilepsy. Learn More>
Established in 1989, the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring thoughtful innovation and contributing to the betterment of the equipment leasing and finance industry. Learn More>
The Global Entrepreneurship Network is a non-profit organization operating programs in 200 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business. By fostering deeper cross-border collaboration and initiatives between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial support organizations, GEN fuels healthier start and scale ecosystems that create more jobs, provide education, accelerate innovation and strengthen economic growth. Learn More>
By providing leadership, tools, and resources for individuals, policymakers, and industry, the International Dark-Sky Association will reduce light pollution and promote responsible outdoor lighting that is beautiful, healthy, and functional. We will bring the issue of light pollution to diverse communities worldwide with the goal of creating access to information about the destructive impact of over-lighting and the benefits of responsible lighting. Learn More>
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing companies of all sizes across every sector of the economy. They advocate for pro-business policies that help businesses create jobs and grow our economy. Learn More>